Alex Woodcock

                   Writing | Heritage | Stonecarving

Articles, essays and other work


'Beasts and Beakheads: Romanesque Sculpture at Morwenstow' in Paul Holden (ed.) Celebrating Pevsner: New Research on Cornish Architecture, London: Francis Boutle, 41–48.



'The Medieval Mermaid at Zennor' in Jayne Wackett (ed.) All Monsters Great and Small, (exhibition guidebook), Truro: Royal Cornwall Museum, 38.


'Zennor Transformations: in the High Country, in the Mermaid's Hand', Elementum 1: 24–37.


'Bride of Quietness: Ithell Colquhoun in Lamorna Valley', Reliquiae 4: 19–23.


'In the Eye of the Hag Stone: Under the Spell of Flint on the Sussex Coast', Elementum 2: 8–19.


'A Stone "Richly Embossed with Volutes": The Romanesque Tympanum from East Teignmouth', Transactions of the Devonshire Association 148: 293–310.



'Reconsidering the Romanesque Sculpture of Cornwall', Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, 7–22.



'William of Montacute, Fourteenth-Century Stonemason and Sculptor', Friends of Exeter Cathedral Annual Report 2014 84: 20–23.



'A Recently Discovered Medieval Doorway at Exeter Cathedral', Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society 71: 91–97.



'Two Eighteenth-Century Memorials at Shebbear and Black Torrington', Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 40: 131–133.


'Honeysuckle and Red Sandstone: Some Characteristics of Romanesque Stonecarving in South Devon', Transactions of the Devonshire Association 141: 77–92.


'Fragments of Romanesque Sculpture in Totnes', The Totnes Review 4: 26–27.



'Maria's Mermaid: A Carving on a Tomb at Bovey Tracey', Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 40: 36–39.


'Death and the Mermaid: The Carved Capitals at St Michael's, Horwood (North Devon) and their Patrons', Journal of the British Archaeological Association 160: 147–164.



(with Theresa Oakley) 'The Romanesque Corbel-table at St John's, Devizes, and its Sheela-na-gig', Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine 99: 250–254.



'A Sheela-na-gig at Worth Matravers', Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society 124: 110–111.



'Animal Spirit' (interview with the artist Louise Cullen), Resurgence 196: 42–43.